3rd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2019

Look For the 3rd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck (January to March 2019)

THANK YOU

Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011 was proud to support, assist & partner, for the second consecutive year, of the 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018, including Heritage Day. We wish to thank all of the volunteers, leaders, community groups, service providers, facility operators, partners, council & staff for their continued support, contribution & efforts to the success of the 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018, it’s truly appreciated benefiting Residents & Visitors. We’ll see you in 2019 for the 3rd Annual Event.
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EMRACE WINTER – RISE ABOVE THE TEMPERATURE

Find out more at https://www.cbisland.com/winter/

Follow Your Heart – Share What You Find!#ExploreCBWinter

Winter 2018 beauty abounds in Baddeck and area. Be sure to try cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling on one of the many trails, ice fishing or spend a weekend with a loved one on a guided experience of the quaint village    

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Share Your Adventure – #ExploreCBWinter

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Snowmobiling on Cape Breton Island

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Skiing on Cape Breton Island

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HELD – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2018

January 5-7, 2018

 Friday, January 5

Chase the Ace every Friday at the Victoria Legion

All proceeds benefit the Royal Canadian Legion and the Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket sales 5:30-7:30 Entertainment 6-8pm, Kitchen open 5-8pm. Jan. Line-up includes: Jan. 5th – Richard Schaller

victorialegionbr53@outlook.com 

 Saturday, January 6

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Dennis Laffan hosts hikers/snowshoers (possibly) along his well-maintained home-trails. Moderate elevation. Water/poles. Dogs welcome. Meet by 1:00 pm at 42 Murray Road. Parking up driveway if conditions allow. For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program.

For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax

Saturday, January 6

Bras d’Or Lakes Stick Spiel

Baddeck Curling Club

John MacIntosh – 902-295-1137
Blaise Landry – 902-295-1445

Saturday, January 6

Uisge Ban Falls Guided Snowshoe Hike

1 pm – Local Guide: Iris Kedmi – Naturally Active for Life  Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Free – must have own snowshoes

2.61 km – Moderate hike. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nova Scotia (pronounced ‘ush-ka ban’). On Hwy 105, take Exit 9 and watch for signs. It is 14.5 km north of Baddeck at 715 North Branch Road, Baddeck Forks. This is part of the 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 and 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018. For further information: Naturally Active for Life Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

January 8-11

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy 

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)
Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca
FREE  – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Tuesday, January 9

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, January 10

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served. Darrell Keigan, Brenda Stubbert, Colin MacDonald and Brittany MacDonald

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January 12-14

Friday, January 12

Chase the Ace every Friday at the Legion

All proceeds benefit the Royal Canadian Legion and the Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket sales 5:30-7:30, Entertainment 6-8pm, Kitchen open 5-8pm. Jan. Line-up includes: Jan. 12th Brock & Lee

Jan. 12th – Karaoke 10pm-2am $3 cover

 

Saturday, January 13

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Will enjoy the trails at Jitka Zgola’s. Meet by 1:00 pm at 42164 Cabot Trail Hwy, north Wreck Cove. Some demanding verticals, but well worth it. Poles/water. Dogs welcome.

For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program.

For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax

Saturday, January 13

 *CANCELLED DUE to the weather – Educational Hike

On behalf of Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), local guide and farmer, Iris Kedmi, will lead an educational hike. She will instruct in the identification of winter trees, after which the group will make tea from the foraged ingredients. Hikers will meet at the Baddeck Forks Hall at noon. Kids are welcome to join. Snowshoes are recommended, If equipment is required, go to: http://tiny.cc/kq7opy (Please note: Library closed Sundays & Mondays). Dress for the weather, ideally in layers, and bring water and hiking snacks. The hike will wrap up around 1:30pm. The hike is followed by the following closed event for area farmers (beginning at 1:45pm):

Saturday, January 13

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Cape Breton Farmer to Farmer Retreat

2 PM – 7 PM

Baddeck Forks Hall

Are you a farmer or aspiring farmer? Do you have farmer friends?

The Island Food Network is pleased to be hosting a
Cape Breton Farmer to Farmer Retreat!

This get-together will offer farmers a chance to chat about all of the issues that they faced this past year as they plan for the season to come. We will then celebrate with a local meal prepared by none other than Bryan Picard of the Bite House.

PLEASE NOTE: VENUE CHANGE
To accommodate as many folks as possible at the Farmer to Farmer Retreat we have secured a larger space at the Baddeck Forks Hall, 87 Big Baddeck Road Extension. This is a rural hall with a beautiful river and hiking trails nearby. Weather permitting, we’ll include these resources in the day’s events.

REGISTRATION FULL! Let us know if you would like to be added to the waitlist!
islandfoodnetwork@gmail.com

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Saturday, January 13

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library, 5:00-6:00 pm

Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. Call 902 295 2055 for more info.

Saturday, January 13

Middle River Band

10pm-2am $7 cover

Victoria legion

victorialegionbr53@outlook.com

 

Sunday, January 14

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

January 15-18

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

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Tuesday, January 16

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, January 17

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

January 19-21

Friday, January 19

Chase the Ace every Friday 

All proceeds benefit the Royal Canadian Legion and the Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket sales 5:30-7:30, Entertainment 6-8pm, Kitchen open 5-8pm. Jan. Line-up includes: Jan. 19th Robbie Simms,
victorialegionbr53@outlook.com

Saturday, January 20

Big Baddeck Guided Snowshoe Hike

1:00 pm, Free

Led by Arie Schop.  Hike a trail thorough Arie’s property then link to a snowmobile trail that takes to the pump house.  Arie will lead participants from his yard through the woods and up the pump house road in Big Baddeck. Almost all uphill on way in – what a workout it’ll be! The views are spectacular and worth the climb – Bring a camera! You’ll have great company, social and physical activity! Meet at Arie’s House directions as follows:  Take the Old Margaree Rd past the hospital  and head toward the Trans Canada.  Stay on the Old Margaree Rd. Continue along the Old Margaree Rd, go past the dump to the bridge, cross bridge and keep to the right. About 1.4 km from the bridge on the left,  look for civic # 259.  Arie will stick a snowshoe at the end of his driveway.  Park near garage.  Watch for icy spots on driveway. 1.5 – 2 hours hike.

Saturday, January 20

St. Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

Local Guide Merrill MacInnis will lead a Coastal Hike in Breton Cove. Hike starts at 1:00 pm. Park at 43887 Cabot Trail. For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax

Saturday, January 20

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library, 5:00-6:00 pm

Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. Call 902 295 2055 for more info.

Saturday, January 20

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Sunday, January 21

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

January 22-25

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

January 23-25

Silver Dart Bonspiel

Baddeck Curling Club

For further information, please contact John MacIntosh – 902.295.1137

Wednesday, January 24

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, January 25

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.
Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!.
Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

January 26-28

Friday, January 26

Chase the Ace every Friday at the Victoria Legion

All proceeds benefit the Royal Canadian Legion and the Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket sales 5:30-7:30, Entertainment 6-8pm, Kitchen open 5-8pm. Jan. Line-up includes: Jan. 26th Mike Cavanaugh

victorialegionbr53@outlook.com

January 26-28

Jackie Macaulay Memorial Hockey Tournament

Victoria Highland Civic Centre (Baddeck Rink)

Saturday, January 27

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Aron and Ruth Schneider welcome participants to join them on their extensive trail system. Many features. Meet by 1:00 pm at their driveway at 329 West Tarbot Rd. “Doc”, the resident dog, must be already accepting of any guest dogs. For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax

Saturday, January 27

Learn to Meditate

5:00 p.m. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. Baddeck Library, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday, January 27

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Sunday, January 28

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

January 29 – February 1

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Tuesday, January 30

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, January 31

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, February 1

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.
Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!.
Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

February 2-4

Friday, February 2

Chase the Ace every Friday at the Victoria Legion

All proceeds benefit the RCL and the BVFD. Ticket sales 5:30-7:30, Entertainment 6-8pm, Kitchen open 5-8pm. Jan. Line-up includes: Feb. 2nd Jordan Musycyn

February 2-4

Leonard Matheson Memorial Hockey Tournament

Victoria Highland Civic Centre (Baddeck Rink)

 

Friday, February 2

Moonlight Snowshoe Walk Around Hectors Point

Join us for our special “Hector’s Point Moonlight Walk” – a moonlight snowshoe hike around the Highland Village. It will be approximately 3km, and end at the pub with a 10oz pint (for those that are 19/over), or a cup of Jill’s Hot Chocolate. 

Walk is for all ages. Shorter routes available if need be. $15 per person including snowshoes rentals, or $10 if you bring your own. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.ionaheightsinn.com/events/ 

Meet at The Frolic’n Folk Pub just inside the Inn Walks begin at 7pm. It is best to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk in order to check in. *Weather permitting

Saturday, February 3

Baddeck Lions Club Kidston Beach Classic Curling Classic Bonspiel

All money raised will help the Lions Club run Kidston Beach Swim Program

Baddeck Curling Club

For further information, please call Amanda MacQuarrie 902.295.1375, Roland Palmizi 902.295.3392 or Doug MacEachern 902.756.3423

Saturday, February 3

Dennison Road Guided Snowshoe Hike

10 am

Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

6 km snowshoe round trip

Will go to a peak to the old Dennison Farmhouse with spectacular views! Bring Your Camera. Directions: Turn off the TCH 105 Ext 9 and go across the overpass on Margaree road (Turnn right if coming from Sydney-do not cross overpass)). Turn right on the Big Baddeck Road towards Baddeck Forks and travel 4 kms. Dennison Road Trail on the right. Park on the right side of the road. Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 and 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 and 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, February 3

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm –Guided hike with Anne-Claude Pepin along home trails in Skir Dhu. Meet by 1:00 pm at #43244 Cabot Trail, Skir Dhu. Poles/water/snowshoes. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program.

Saturday, February 3

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library, 5:00 p.m. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 3

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Sunday, February 4

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

February 5-8

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Tuesday, February 6

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, February 7

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, February 8

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

February 9-11

Saturday, February 10

2nd Annual Uisge Ban Falls Winter Guided Hike 2018

1:00 pm – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Free – must have own snowshoes. 2.61 km – Moderate hike. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nova Scotia (pronounced ‘ush-ka ban’). On Hwy 105, take Exit 9 and watch for signs. It is 14.5 km north of Baddeck at 715 North Branch Road, Baddeck Forks. Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018, 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018 and the 7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018. For further information: Naturally Active for Life Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, February 10

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, February 10

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Carmel and John Gallant host today’s hike on their property at the end of Rear Munroe Point Rd. Meet by 1:00 pm at #50402 R. Munroe Point Rd. (in approx. 2 km from the Cabot Trail, only home on this road). Poles/water/snowshoes or skis: For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program.

Saturday, February 10

Learn to Meditate

– Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 10

InveraryResortValentinesDinner2018

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Sunday, February 11

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Sunday, February 11

Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk

“Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk” at 1pm. This hike will see you walking around the snowy Highland Village. It will be approximately 3km and will end back at the Frolic’n Folk Pub. There you will receive a cup of Jill’s Hot Chocolate or for those that are 19/over a 10oz pint.

Walk is for all ages. Shorter routes available if need be. $15 per person including snowshoes rentals, or $10 if you bring your own. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.ionaheightsinn.com/events/ 

Meet at The Frolic’n Folk Pub just inside the Inn. Walks begin at 1pm. It is best to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk in order to check in. *Weather permitting

February 12-15

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Tuesday, February 12

Wagmatcook Walking Program

Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre

There will be a community meeting on a walking program to take place on Monday evening, February 12th at 7:00 pm at the culture centre. We look forward to seeing you there. For further information, please contact Wagmatcook Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator Terry Bernard . terrancebernardmpal@gmail.com

FREE – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

7:00 – 8:00 pm

-Indoor footwear (Dry sneakers)

-Stroller friendly (Dry wheels)

-Please bring your own bottled water (Vending machine available)

 

Proud Partners for Your Health:

-Wagmatcook First Nation

-Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre

-Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

-Victoria County

Tuesday, February 13

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine’s Day Supper – Baddeck Nursery School

Baddeck Fire Hall

6-8 pm

Tickets are $30 for a 3 course meal (either Salmon or Pork for the main course) and both eat-in and take-out are available. There is a cash bar, entertainment and a silent auction.

Wednesday, February 14

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, February 15

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

February 16-18

Saturday, February 17

CANCELLED DUE TO CONDITIONS – Boiler Trail Historic Guided Snowshoe Hike

10:30 am Local Guide Judy King – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011). LEADER JUDY KING CAN ALSO BE REACHED AT 902.295.3141 FOR ROAD CONDITIONS, WEATHER, ETC.

The Boiler Trail is located in Rear Baddeck Forks – Westside Big Baddeck Rd (3 kms past Rockinghorse ranch on the left) and concludes with a visit to the 1930’s Boiler Steamer. The hike is about 3 hours totaling 18,750 steps. The Boiler Trail is located in Rear Baddeck Forks – Westside Big Baddeck Rd (3 kms past Rockinghorse ranch on the left, take that road to the trail head) and concludes with a visit to the 1930’s Boiler Steamer. The hike is about 2 hours totaling 12,500 steps. Length: 7.5 km Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty: The trail follows the Old Rear Forks road (Westside Big Baddeck Rd, 3 kms past Rockinghorse ranch on the left. Park on the right side of the road facing back towards Rockinghorse ranch and the snowshoe will begin at this road to the trail head). The trail is a gentle grade with an elevation gain of about 200 feet. The next 1.5 km is relatively level with an elevation gain of about 100 feet. There is a small creek at this point with a bridge and guardrail. From this point the steepness of the trail increases with an elevation gain of about 340 feet over the next 1.5 km.

Watch for the boiler on the right side of the trail. This portion is most pleasing as it passes through hardwood forest. There are occasional views of the hillsides and valley. In addition to the historical significance of the boiler, the early portion of the trail skirts and crosses Mill Brook on which once stood a water-powered grist mill.

History – Boiler Trail: Leo Fownes Grandfather’s Boiler, used in the 1930’s, and abandoned when the war started. The old steam engine that ran the boiler was brought down the mountain by Leo & Stephen and is stored in our Leo & Joan Fownes Shop. ‎Fownes bros late thirties brought it up ancient tech left in forties steam powered saw mills one Fownes.

Passed a lot of softwood. Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018, 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018 and 7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, February 17

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, February 17

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Guided hike following what remains of the Old Cabot Trail, Rear Barrachois (this would have been the original link to the shore). Meet by 1:00 pm at the metal bridge (swimming hole site) in Rear Tarbotvale. Poles/water/snowshoes or skis: For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax   For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

Sunday, February 18

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Monday, February 19

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Nova Scotia Heritage Day

Nova Scotia Heritage Day is an annual reminder of our storied past and an opportunity to honour the remarkable people, places and events that have contributed to this province’s unique heritage.

Nova Scotia Heritage Day 2018 honours Mona Louise Parsons, a Middleton NS native and member of the World War II Dutch resistance who was the only Canadian woman imprisoned by the Germans. Spend Nova Scotia Heritage Day weekend in Baddeck & Area 

Monday, February 19

Baddeck Celebrates Heritage Day 2018

Hello Winter !! Come help celebrate our 2nd Annual Heritage Day in Baddeck. Bring the entire family and participate in some great events!!! Keep updated on the latest on their FaceBook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1656567017738547/

Heritage Day 2018 Events:

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Huge thanks to everyone who are graciously donating their time & resources. We are Proud to be Partnered with Naturally Active for Life Victoria County and Victoria County Municipal Councillors.                          

Sunday February 18th 2018

10am -2pm Sunday Brunch at Inverary Inn

2pm- Snow Sculpture creations will commence around the village

Monday February 19th 2018

8am- 10am        Breakfast at Baddeck Legion $7.00

9am-10am         Rise & Shine Snow Yoga with certified YT Karen Breen Welton, at Baddeck VIC

9:30am               Blizzard Fun Run 1.5K or 3K (Baddeck Community Center) Run starts at 10am

10am -10:15     Smudging Ceremony with Marjorie Pierro at Baddeck VIC

10am – 1pm     Face Painting with Courtney at Victoria County Creates

10am-12pm       Snowman Jam at Alderwood Rest Home, build a snow character for residents to enjoy

10am                  Ice Fishing expedition with Harry Faulkner (meet at Nyanza Bay, he has some extra supplies)

10am- 11am     Cardio Class with Personal Trainer Roni Davis at Inverary Resort (Glasgow 1)

10am-12pm      Pond Hockey for all ages at Victoria Highland Civic center, sponsored by Dr Ritter

10am                  Guided Snowshoe Hike with Eileen Woodford (meet at Baddeck Community Center)

11am-12pm      Family Curling at Baddeck Curling Club (Please bring clean sneakers)

11am-1pm        Crafts for Kids at Baddeck Community Center ($5.00 per child, must register, ages 5- 12)

1pm-3pm           Family Skating at Victoria Highland Civic Center

1pm-4pm           Archery Adventures with Bras D or Archers at Masonic Hall

2pm                     Virtual Snowman Scavenger Hunt (team event, instructions at Baddeck Community Center)

2pm                     Camera Tour with Simone Carmichael – Meet at Baddeck Community Center with your camera

2pm-3:30pm      Little Snowflakes Dance for kids at Bras D or Yacht Club (12 and under)

3pm-5pm            Family Swim at Inverary Pool

4pm-4:30pm      Snow Brawl, Baddeck’s Biggest Snowball Fight, Parents vs Children, location TBA

5pm-7pm           Cosmic Coasting at Silver Dart Hill with free Hot Chocolate, sponsored by Tim Hortons

5:30-6:30           Kundalini Yoga with Bev Bryson at Inverary Resort (Glasgow 1)

6pm                     Movie Night at Knox church, showing Despicable Me 3

6:30-7:30            Campfire and S’mores at Baddeck Welcome Center sponsored by Inverary Resort

Hospitality and warm up station will be located at Baddeck Community center with tea, coffee, hot chocolate & snacks. All events are free (except crafts) we ask that you bring a food donation for our local food bank.

Toms Pizza 11am-11pm *Stand & Stuff noon -7pm*Three Doors Down 11am-6pm*Tim Hortons 5:30am-10:30pm

Tuesday, February 20

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

February 20-22

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Wednesday, February 21

Annual Heritage Day Open House

2:00–4:00 pm

Baddeck Courthouse. The theme is “Heritage Stands the Test of Time”. Hosted by Victoria County Archives. Afternoon tea will be served.

Wednesday, February 21

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, February 22

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

February 23-25

Friday, February 23

Steve MacDermid Memorial Scholarship Family Skate

7:30 – 9 pm, Victoria Highland Civic Centre

February 24-25

Annual Steve MacDermid Memorial Scholarship Hockey Tournament

Victoria Highland Civic Centre – Send an email to register: stevemacdermidmemorial@gmail.com

Saturday, February 24

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, February 24

CANCELLED DUE TO ICY CONDITIONS – MacLean Road Guided Snowshoe Hike

1:00 pm – Local Guide: Mary Ivey – Hunter’s Mountain- at the end of the MacLean Rd. Take TCH west from Baddeck.

Turn right at the red barn onto the Cabot Trail. Follow this road almost to the top of Hunter’s Mountain. Watch for MacLean Rd on your left. (Roughly 5 Kms) Turn left onto MacLean Rd-you’ll see a blue cape cod house on your left.

Drive to the end and park to the side (If you get to the Highland Rd you’ve gone a bit too far; turn around and watch for MacLean Rd on your right). There will be some lovely views! Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018, 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest and 7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018 Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, February 24

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Jim, Wanda, Don and Ellen share in guiding and hosting today’s hike along Lewis Mountain Rd. trails (the old Morrison farm property). Meet by 10:00 am (note: morning start time) at #50913 Cabot Trail. Dogs welcome. Light lunch to follow the outing. Poles/water/snowshoes or skis: For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

Saturday, February 24

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Sunday, February 25

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Sunday, February 25

Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk

“Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk” at 1pm. This hike will see you walking around the snowy Highland Village. It will be approximately 3km and will end back at the Frolic’n Folk Pub. There you will receive a cup of Jill’s Hot Chocolate or for those that are 19/over a 10oz pint.

Walk is for all ages. Shorter routes available if need be. $15 per person including snowshoes rentals, or $10 if you bring your own. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.ionaheightsinn.com/events/ 

Meet at The Frolic’n Folk Pub just inside the Inn. Walks begin at 1pm. It is best to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk in order to check in. *Weather permitting

February 26-March 1

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Tuesday, February 27

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, February 28

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, March 1

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

March 2-4

Friday, March 2

Moonlight Snowshoe Walk Around Hectors Point

Join us for our special “Hector’s Point Moonlight Walk” – a moonlight snowshoe hike around the Highland Village. It will be approximately 3km, and end at the pub with a 10oz pint (for those that are 19/over), or a cup of Jill’s Hot Chocolate. 

Walk is for all ages. Shorter routes available if need be. $15 per person including snowshoes rentals, or $10 if you bring your own. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.ionaheightsinn.com/events/ 

Meet at The Frolic’n Folk Pub just inside the Inn Walks begin at 7pm. It is best to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk in order to check in. *Weather permitting

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 RIDE FOR DAD CANCELLED FOR 2018 DUE TO CONDITIONS

Saturday, March 3 

Inverary Inn – Baddeck, Cape Breton Island – Nova Scotia
Mike Eddy – 902-478-7651 gm@snowmobilersns.com
CANCELLED – A fun-filled day of riding with a lunch, banquet, poker run, prizes and much more all while helping to raise money to fight prostate cancer! 

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Saturday, March 3

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, March 3

MacLean Road Guided Snowshoe Hike

1:00 pm – Local Guide: Mary Ivey – Hunter’s Mountain – at the end of the MacLean Rd. Take TCH west from Baddeck. Turn right at the red barn onto the Cabot Trail. Follow this road almost to the top of Hunter’s Mountain. Watch for MacLean Rd on your left (Roughly 5 kms). Turn left onto MacLean Rd-you’ll see a blue cape cod house on your left. Drive to the end and park to the side (If you get to the Highland Rd you’ve gone a bit too far; turn around and watch for MacLean Rd on your right). There will be some lovely views! Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Baddeck 2018, 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018 and 7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, March 3

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday, March 3

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

11:00 am —Brigitta and Don guide capable hikers up to the Spinnegan summit (the highest point on the North Shore). Assemble at the lower garage at #43610 Cabot Trail, Breton Cove. All participants must be ready to begin by 11:00 am. Please come prepared with a snack, water, pole(s), snowshoes and adequate outerwear for possible wind/cold at higher elevations. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

 

Sunday, March 4

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Sunday, March 4

7th Annual Baddeck Middle River Old Time Commute Trek 2018

1:00 PM – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) FREE – Please bring your own shoes. 8.9 km Challenging hike from MacMillan’s Mtn Rd to the Two Churches in Middle River. Take the Cabot Trail from the Red Barn entry to MacMillan Mountain Rd. on the right (Roughly 2 kms on right from the red barn) and park at the end of that road. Watch http://www.naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

for further information. Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018 and the 7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

March 5-8

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program: No March 6)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

 Tuesday, March 6

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, March 7

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, March 8

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

March 9-11

Saturday, March 10

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday March 10

POSTPONED TO MARCH 17th – Red Island Trail Lunch and Guided Hike 

Combined lunch-and-hike for Victoria County WINTERFEST celebrations

Postponement Announcement: March 10th local WINTERFEST special event (lunch at the Tea Room followed by a guided snowhike along the Red Island Trail). Instead we will be offering this same event next Saturday March 17 …details remain the same:

Lunch served at noon at the St. Ann’s Bay Tea Room (monetary donations welcomed). The hike of the Red Island Trail will begin at 1:00 pm. This wooded trail passes along the Barrachois River, MacDonald Pond and St. Ann’s Bay. An easy-going time for hikers. Snowshoes? (March 10th / Storm date March 17th, 2018).

For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax

For more information contact Mary Ann Wilson at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

Saturday, March 10

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Sunday, March 11

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

Sunday, March 11

Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk

“Hector’s Point Snowshoe Walk” at 1pm. This hike will see you walking around the snowy Highland Village. It will be approximately 3km and will end back at the Frolic’n Folk Pub. There you will receive a cup of Jill’s Hot Chocolate or for those that are 19/over a 10oz pint.

Walk is for all ages. Shorter routes available if need be. $15 per person including snowshoes rentals, or $10 if you bring your own. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.ionaheightsinn.com/events/ 

Meet at The Frolic’n Folk Pub just inside the Inn. Walks begin at 1pm. It is best to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk in order to check in. *Weather permitting

Tuesday, March 13

The “Coffee Club” (a.k.a. Tooney Tuesday)

Baddeck Curling Club

10 AM – Hope to see you there!

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/welcome/4586984628

Wednesday, March 14

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, March 15

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

March 16-18

March 17-18

17th Annual Ladies Blarney Stone Curling Bonspiel

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/blarney-stone/4532221938

The Baddeck Curling Club would like to invite you to join us for the 17th Annual Ladies Blarney Stone Curling Bonspiel March 17 – 18, 2018 –  Starting at 10am

Fee:  Only $160 per team. There will be a maximum of 18 teams. Every team is guaranteed three – 6 end games

On Saturday you will be provided with a continental breakfast, hearty lunch and superb supper…   plus evening entertainment!

On Sunday you will receive a continental breakfast and light lunch. Prizes will be awarded to all four teams in the playoffs

Submit your entry form by  March 1, 2018 (online submissions only)

If you have any questions contact us by email at rachel.kelly@ns.sympatico.ca

Saturday, March 17

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, March 17

 

Red Island Trail Lunch & Guided Hike

(lunch at the Tea Room followed by a guided snowhike along the Red Island Trail – Combined Lunch-and-Hike for Victoria County WINTERFEST Celebrations)

Lunch served at noon at the St. Ann’s Bay Tea Room (monetary donations welcomed). The hike of the Red Island Trail will begin at 1:00 pm. This wooded trail passes along the Barrachois River, MacDonald Pond and St. Ann’s Bay. An easy-going time for hikers. Snowshoes? For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax  / For further information, please contact Mary Ann Wilson 902.929.2472

 

Sunday, March 18

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

March 19-22

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program: No March 6th)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca /

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Wednesday, March 21

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, March 22

Kundalini Yoga
Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

March 23-25

Saturday, March 24

Dennison Road Guided Snowshoe Hike

10 am

Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

6 km snowshoe round trip

Will go to a peak to the old Dennison Farmhouse with spectacular views! Bring Your Camera. Directions: Turn off the TCH 105 Ext 9 and go across the overpass on Margaree road (Turnn right if coming from Sydney-do not cross overpass)). Turn right on the Big Baddeck Road towards Baddeck Forks and travel 5 kms. Dennison Road Trail on the right. Park on the right side of the road. Guided Hike is part of the Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hiking Series 2018, 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 and 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County in Partnership with Hike NS and Hike Victoria. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Guided Hike is part of the 7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018 and 2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018. Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Saturday, March 24

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, March 24

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday, March 24

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Guided hike to Little Falls, North River Provincial Park at the end of the Oregon Road. Start time 1:00 pm. Snowshoes/pole(s) likely required. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

Sunday, March 25

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

March 26-29

Community Wellness Room – Baddeck Academy

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (No school, no program: No March 6th)

Leader: Cecil Kerr cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca /

Free – Males & Females Ages 16 & up

Wednesday, March 28

Wednesday Night Ceilidh

7:30–9:00 pm at Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College (MacKenzie Hall—parking around back), $10/adult, $5/child. Tea and oatcakes served.

Thursday, March 29

Kundalini Yoga

Thursday evenings at Alderwood at 5:30 PM
$12 drop in fee – Punch cards available
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing
Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.
Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential. Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

March 30-31

Saturday, March 31

Kundalini Yoga

https://www.facebook.com/events/167835403978906/170930260336087/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1516127274058327

Saturday mornings (Beginning January 20th at 11 AM)

Glasgow House – Inverary Inn

Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and wear light comfortable clothing

Drop in fee is $12

Kundalini yoga uses active movement, sound, breathing techniques and meditation to recharge and energize. The benefits from a regular practice include feelings of happiness, improved strength and flexibility, relief from stress, and enhanced creativity.

Kundalini yoga centers the mind and opens the spirit and enables you to strengthen your will-power as you reach towards your full potential.

Be prepared to experience transformation on many levels!. Come and experience the benefits of Kundalini – anyone can do this!

Saturday, March 31

St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Community Hikes

1:00 pm – Last organized hike for the season—will follow the scenic ocean-view mountain trails at Jitka Zgola’s. Meet by 1:00 pm at #42164 Cabot Trail Hwy. in north Wreck Cove. Some demanding verticals but worth it. Poles/water/snowshoes(?). TBA: For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=b2l73jsuoqeivrta5j47v3iul0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Halifax For more information contact Mary Ann at 929-2472. Loaner snowshoes available from the St. Ann’s Health Centre (Nancy, 929-2745) or the Baddeck Library (902.295.2055) – Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program

ACTIVE LIVING

Cross-country Ski in Baddeck & area on Multi-use Groomed SANS (Snowmobile Association of Nova Scotia) Trails by the Crowdis Mountain Snowmobile Club

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/facilities/cross-country-ski-in-baddeck-area-on-multi-use-groomed-trails/

Dennison Road Trail

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(As weather and conditions permit! – Update: Jan. 18, 2018 – Dennison Rd Trail not groomed, track set, is snow covered))

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  • Dennison Road Trail (5.2 kms total)

Trail: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PqBU0aElakIYi7FX8WGsJ0TpOBI&usp=sharing

Directions to Trail:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=156A2I2Fx1RF6_26OK1HFiS9NQ0g&usp=sharing

We request people to donate to the Crowdis Mountain Snowmobile Club. Grooming of these trails is carried out by a team of volunteers and fees collected pays for gas, maintenance, etc. http://www.snowmobilersns.com/nova-scotia/snowmobile-trails/purchasing-permit/

Memberships are available at the following:

Morrison Motors

MacRae’s Esso

Baddeck Forks

Baddeck Library

Inverary Resort

Bell Bay Golf Course

(Pending weather and snow conditions: NO x-country skiing the weekend of Jan. 19-21, 2018 – Laying out trail, grooming and track set begins Jan. 22, 2018) 

Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvViFhtiy5I

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Bell Bay Golf Club in Baddeck, Victoria County, Nova Scotia has over 7 kms of groomed classic ski trails and snow shoe trails. Everyone is welcome! Enjoy!

If you need equipment (Skis, boots, poles) to ski, the local Baddeck Library has a Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program available at no fees (Form must be filled out to loan). It provides FREE (No down payment) access to this equipment. There are adult and children’s skis, boots, and poles.

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/victoria-county-active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/

Skiing in Baddeck & Area is Proudly Supported By Your Municipal Physical Activity Strategy – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) in Partnership with the Bell Bay Golf Course, the Crowdis Mountain Snowmobile Club, NS Dept of Transportation Infrastructure Renewal, NS Dept Communities, Culture and Heritage, Baddeck & Area Ski Committee & Ski Enthusiasts, Cape Breton Nordic Ski Club, “Hello Winter” Baddeck Event 2017 and local businesses, service providers, hotel accommodations, restaurants, etc. THANK YOU ALL for Contributing!  

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Alpine and Nordic

Cape Breton Island has a wealth of skiing facilities and trails that will appeal to downhill, cross-country, backcountry and even telemark skiers. Ski equipment rentals are available in various locations

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/?campaign=2018Winter&experience-category=outdoor-adventure&tag%5B%5D=skiing-rentals

Need Equipment:

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The Cape Breton Regional Library lends out a wide variety of winter equipment in partnership with the Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program. It provides FREE access (1 week loan) to this equipment through the Baddeck Library. There is adult and children’s skis, boots, and poles; reflective safety vests; various sizes of ice traction cleats; and snowshoes and walking poles in a variety of sizes available. Your Partners for Your Health: Cape Breton Regional Library, Baddeck Library, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Victoria County and NS Dept Communities, Culture & Heritage

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/victoria-county-active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/

Winter Walking Safety Tips

https://canadasafetycouncil.org/senior-safety/safety-tips-winter-walking

Snowshoe, Ski the Old Horse Track in Baddeck

If you are looking for a place to Snowshoe, Ski, Hike Walk, or Ski. 1/2 mile track – about 800 meters. Hats Off to All Involved in making this area accessible to the public

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/walking/

“Heritage Way” Community Walking Path – Alderwood

Open to the community. It is maintained during the ‎winter season and is well lit at night! It takes 10 minutes to do 1 lap of the Path and is 1/2 km long or 660 Steps! For further information, please contact Alderwood Rest Home Phone: 902.295.2644

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/walking/

Steve McDermid Memorial Field – Walking Track

Baddeck Academy – Snowshoe, ski, hike or walk all weekend long on the track behind the school (Next to the Brad d’Or Lake)

Baddeck Curling Club

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/

Bonspiels: http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/bonspiels/4532152911

Victoria Highland Civic Centre – Baddeck Arena

Contact: Andrew MacDonald amaccbwest@gmail.com

Campbell St, Baddeck, NS B0E1B0 / ph. 902.295.2292

Rink Schedule: http://victoriahighlandciviccentre.com/

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Snowmobiling

Trail Highlights

Maps & directions are available by contacting Todd Garland at 902 295 2503 or by email at mam.tag@ns.sympatico.ca

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/40584807134/

Please contact: Darren Baker: W 902-371-2650 or Work 902-295-2174

Snowmobiling in Baddeck, Victoria County

VIDEO – https://vimeo.com/122316745

Features the Inverary Inn, Baddeck Forks Golf Club and the Annual Ride for Dad Event (in support of prostate cancer). The County of Victoria has more 365 km of groomed snowmobiling trails that lead into Highlands of Cape Breton and connect to Margaree, Cheticamp, Whycocomagh and points beyond.

1100 kms of Snowmobile Trails

The Highlands of Cape Breton Island have an extensive trail system with spectacular views, drive-up eateries and accommodations and, of course, great camaraderie among riders. For more detailed information on snowmobiling, please visit partners at the Snowmobiling Association of Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Highlands Snowmobile Trail Map

http://mappery.com/Cape-Breton-Highlands-Snowmobile-Trail-Map

4-day Snowmobile Adventure

Designed by Clifford Aucoin, Cabot Snowmobile Club
For the detailed itinerary, click here

https://www.cbisland.com/4-day-snowmobile-adventure/

Snowmobile Safely

Safe Riders Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program at http://www.saferiderssafetyawareness.org/

Seniors’ Technology Training

One-on-one, free, customized help for seniors with computers, smart phones, etc. For further information, please contact Kate Oland, Baddeck Library at 902.295.2055

Bras d’Or Yacht Club

http://www.brasdoryachtclub.ca/

1 Jones Street, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0 – 902-295-2107

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: 3pm – 7pm

Friday – Saturday: 12pm – 10pm

Sunday: 2pm – 7pm

Please check out their Facebook page for entertainment listings during the off season: www.facebook.com/brasdoryachtclub

Food service available via Stand and Stuff Your Face – check website for times http://www.standandstuffyourface.ca/

Victoria Baddeck Legion

Your Winter Drive “To & From” – G.W. Taxi & Delivery Service

902.295.0085

9:00 am to 10:00 pm – 7 days a week!

Traveler Information

511 Nova Scotia

A Free Traveler Information Service Operated by NS Gov’t Accessed Via Phone, Mobile Device or Computerhttp://511.gov.ns.ca/en/

Where to Eat

There are numerous options to eat and drink from funky cafés to our award-winning craft breweries.

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/?campaign=2018Winter&experience-category=culinary&tag%5B%5D=restaurant


Winter 2018 Festivals & Events

https://www.cbisland.com/festivals-events/?campaign=2018Winter

While in Baddeck, Join in on the 7th Annual Victoria County Winter Active and Snowshoe Fests 2018

Something for Everyone!

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

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7th Annual Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2018

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49 guided snowshoe hikes planned for Victoria County residents and visitors this winter 2018 by Victoria County volunteers, leaders and organizations. Enjoy. Take a camera and Share Your Magical Winter Experiences #EXPLORECBWINTER

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https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/hiking/hike-victoria-snowshoe-fest-2017/

50+ Snowshoe Trails

Hike one of our many trails to breathtaking ocean vistas, ice-covered waterfalls or just a peaceful walk in the woods. You can also take in one of our many guided treks. Snowshoe rentals are available in various locations.

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/?campaign=2018Winter&experience-category=outdoor-adventure&tag%5B%5D=snowshoeing-rental

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Hike Nova Scotia’s 2018 Winter Guided Snowshoe Hike Series

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www.hikenovascotia.ca/projects/guided-hikes/

Baddeck & Area Businesses Open

During Your Winter Fun Visit

Where to Stay

https://www.cbisland.com/where-to-stay/?campaign=2018Winter

Highland View Snowmobile Rentals

Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 Special:

A complete suit rental with a snowmobile rental and if 2 or more sleds are rented together the price will be $200 per sled plus gas & oil and taxes.

Nested in the beauty of the Cape Breton Highlands, Highland View Snowmobile Rentals is located at 1773 Big Baddeck Road, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Just a 10 minute drive from Baddeck and TCH 105.

Highland View Snowmobile Rentals is a family run business that offers complete snowmobile, snowmobile clothing and accessories rentals for the whole family. Whether you are an experienced rider or new to the sport they have the sled for you.

They offer guided tours upon request that are suited for every ability. Located on SANS 780 trail, you can leave from our location and within minutes be heading up to see Cape Bretons hidden treasures, like Cape Clear and Bald Mountain look-offs or even go to Bells lake and see Alexander Graham Bell’s Chimney where his cabin once stood. The snowmobile trail system is very well groomed and signed (all done by local volunteers). Arrangements can also be made to have the snowmobile delivered to your location of choice.

Every driver is familiarized on the snowmobile and is give a trail map and contact numbers. There are a number of cabins, motels, fuel and places to eat along or not far from the trail. Having 12 snowmobiles from 500 fan to 600 liquids, single and 2up machines, we can match snowmobile to your needs.

Snowmobile range from $225 to $250 per day which includes a complete suite and helmet rental. Gas and oil charges are extra. Longer rental rates and group rates are available upon request. Along with the rentals they offer a complete snowmobile repair services, servicing most makes and models. We are also full line dealers for Choko Snowmobile clothing and Amsoil synthetic oils. We are open Wednesday to Sunday, 8am to 8pm, (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays). So come to Cape Breton and see majestic beauty and hospitality we have to offer. Reach them on Facebook or call 902-295-0510.

https://www.facebook.com/Highland-View-Snowmobile-Rentals-123752797658888/

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/highland-view-snowmobile-rentals/

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Baddeck Forks Golf Course – Open for the Winter Snowmobile Season!

https://www.facebook.com/Baddeck-Forks-Golf-Course-152063138150745/?fref=ts

Darren and Loretta Baker will be open for the winter season. Open on Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm – until the snow melts. Snowmobile to the Highlands and enjoy full restaurant service at Baddeck Forks Golf Club.

 

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Video:

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January 7, 2018 to February 4, 2018

 

We have some amazing winter getaway packages that are sure to wow your family and friends! BOOK TODAY at http://bit.ly/2zZX4NG

http://inveraryresort.com/packages2/

Get Snowed In! Inverary Resort Winter Packages
Come to Baddeck… we make winter fun!

A Snowed In Weekend:

– 2 Nights in a Deluxe Room
– Breakfast for 2 Saturday morning
– Guided Hike or Snowshoe around Baddeck
– Afternoon Bonfire at Inverary
– $50 Credit to our Thistledown Pub
– Brunch for 2 Sunday morning
– Late CheckoutFriday arrivals only, November through April starting at $379 per package
plus taxes, based on double occupancy – Call today to book your Winter Weekend!

Farm to Table Date Night

For something special, join us for one of our exclusive evenings of food and fun! Sit back as our chefs work their magic and create a menu you will dream about all week!
– Incudes Overnight in a Deluxe Room
– Farm to Table Dinner for 2
– Sunday Brunch for 2
– Late CheckoutSelect Saturday arrivals only – starting at $269 per night, plus taxes, based on double occupancy – Call today to inquire!

Lynwood Inn is Open Year Round for Accommodations

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441 Shore Rd, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0 / Phone: (902) 295-1995

Boutique Patchouli

Open: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Terri MacAulay, Boutique Patchouli – 503 Chebucto St. Baddeck, NS B0E1B0

(902)-295-1154 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patchouli-Accessories-Boutique/134339959966711?ref=hl

McIntyre’s Cottages and Cameron House

8908 Highway 105, Baddeck Inlet – Nova Scotia, B0E1B0

902-295-1133, toll free 1-866-566-1133

Website: www.mcintyrescottages.com

Email: mcintyre@seaside.ns.ca

Our Seaside Home Decor

Are open Thursday Friday and Saturdays for the entire winter! We recommend calling ahead just to make sure we are there as weather can sometimes interfere with this schedule.

We will be closed though, January 26th, 27th and 28th and February 1st, 2nd and 3rd for the Toronto Gift Show! Look forward to seeing everyone!

Iona Heights Inn(Website) – Little Dipper – Jill Chocolates
2 for 1 Pasta Sundays

2 for 1 Pasta Sundays at The Frolic’n Folk Pub

$13.99 + tax. Every Sunday  4-9PM

Choices of pasta:

  • Pesto Chicken Penne (cream base)
  • Maple Curry Chicken Penne (cream base)
  • Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (garlic & oil)
  • Italian Shrimp (oil base)
  • Chicken Picanté (tomato base)

(All served with garlic toast. Whole grain available)

Dine In Only. Beverage Purchase Required

So Much To Do This Winter 2018 in Baddeck & area and in Victoria County: – Nova Scotia’s Outdoor Destination All Seasons:

7th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2018 (Est. 2012)

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

7th Annual Victoria County Snowshoe Fest 2018  (Est. 2012) https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/hiking/hike-victoria-snowshoe-fest-2017/

Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program (Est. 2016https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/victoria-county-active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/

Spectacular Winter Footage: Baddeck & area, Victoria County, Cape Breton Island 

Winter Reel (Credit: Destination Cape Breton):                                            https://novastream.box.com/s/6momofpbz2yvyjypf0ow0e0dugqd5yfc

Snowmobiling (Credit: Municipality of the County of Victoria):

https://vimeo.com/122316745

Ski Cape Smokey (Credit: Municipality of the County of Victoria):

https://vimeo.com/122763399

Snowed In at the Inn (Credit: Inverary Resort)

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton (Credit: Outdoor Enthusiast, Marshall Kaiser):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-dKXxVjvnM

Skyline on the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton (Credit: Outdoor Enthusiast, Marshall Kaiser):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCssSjK8Sps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUIEPyh5X8I

Cape Breton Island Winter Tourism 6 Minute Video –  (Credit: Destination Cape Breton):

https://vimeo.com/213102057 – (Password: 2017)

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To submit your Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 activity, program, event and/or initiative, please forward your information (Including name of the activity, date (s), links, contact info, location, applicable fee (s)) by Friday, December 15, 2017 to Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County (Est. 2011) by e-mailnaturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

To submit your Heritage Day in Baddeck February 19th, 2018 activity, program, event and/or initiative, please forward your information (Including name of the activity, date (s), links, contact info, location, applicable fee (s)) to Chair of Heritage Day in Baddeck 2018 by e-mail: belindagarland99@yahoo.ca

Winter Assistance Funds 2018 are available through the Victoria County Physical Activity Strategy – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) to support non-profit, registry of joint stocks community groups, facility operators and service providers in partnership for the aforementioned. Please complete the following application downloadable for your convenience:

Grant7thAnnualVCWinterActiveFest2018AssistanceFundApplicationPDF

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Held – 1st Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2017 A SUCCESS

January 21 – March 19, 2017 

The Beginning & End of the World Famous Cabot Trail

Thank You to our volunteers, leaders, organizations, facility operators, service providers, partners, residents and visitors on contributing to a very successful 1st Annual “Hello Winter” Baddeck Events 2017, it’s truly appreciated

S C H E D U L E  O F  E V E N T S 2017

Downloadable for Your Convenience:

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January 21-22

January 21

Dart Tournament

10:30 AM – 11 AM

37 Ross St, Baddeck – Hosted by Victoria Baddeck Legion

Registration 10:30 am – play starts at 11:00 am

2 person teams, $10.00 per player

All welcome – members and guests

Baddeck Forks Opens

Restaurant Hours Saturdays & Sundays 8:00 am to 8:00 pm – Snowmobile to the Highlands and enjoy full restaurant service at Baddeck Forks Golf Club

Learn to Meditate

– Baddeck Library, 5:00-6:00 pm

Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. Call 902 295 2055 for more info.

Mary and James at Chase the Ace

5 PM – 7 PM

Baddeck Legion (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 53)

37 Ross St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0

Come on out and win some money, support a good cause, and hear some great music! (Winning of money not guaranteed)

Leonard Matheson Memorial Hockey Tournament

1 – 7:30pm
Victoria Highland Civic Centre

January 22

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

January 22

Novice Intermediate Hockey Tourney

Victoria Highland Civic Centre

January 27-29

January 27

Junior Curling

Baddeck Curling Club

January 27

Friday Night Kitchen with Brandon Collier – kitchen open 5-8 pm, music 7-9 pm

Victoria Baddeck Legion

January 27-29

Jackie Macaulay Memorial Hockey Tournament

Victoria Highland Civic Centre

January 28

Learn to Meditate

5:00 p.m. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. Baddeck Library, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Chase the Ace with Darrell Keigan

– plays 5-7 pm, Kitchen open 4-6 pm and draw is at 6 pm currently at $8,300.00

Victoria Baddeck Legion

Karaoke

10-2 pm, $3 cover

Victoria Baddeck Legion

January 29

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

February 3-5

February 3

Improv Night!

5:30 p.m. Come out, have fun, and make a total fool of yourself at Baddeck Library’s first Improv Night. No experience necessary! Led by a seasoned community theatre dude. Free event, all welcome. Call 902.295.2055 to register.

Bandit performs

10–2, $7 cover…Victoria Baddeck Legion

February 4

Lions Club Kidston Beach Classic Curling Classic Bonspiel – All money raised will help the Lions Club run Kidston Beach Swim Program

Baddeck Curling Club

For information, please call Amanda MacQuarrie 902.295.1375, Roland Palmizi 902.295.3392 or Doug MacEachern 902.756.3423

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library, 5:00 p.m. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

February 5

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

February 10-12

February 10

 

Adult Paint & Sip!

7-10 pm at Baddeck Yacht Club. Only $40 In the spirit of Valentine’s, there will be 2 choices: Tree – write initials or child/children’s names OR Love sign – templates will be provided for the letters. To register, text or call Karen @ 295-0010.

February 11

Uisge Ban Falls Winter Guided Hike

10:00 AM

Free – must have own snowshoes

2.61 km – Moderate hike. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nova Scotia (pronounced ‘ush-ka ban’). On Hwy 105, take Exit 9 and watch for signs. It is 14.5 km north of Baddeck at 715 North Branch Road, Baddeck Forks. This is part of the 6th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2017 and Hike NS Winter Guided Hikes Snowshoe Series. Further information: Naturally Active for Life Victoria County

Vince Forrestall @ vince.forrestall@countyvictoria.ns.ca

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

February 11

“Spread the Love” Valentines Event – Inverary Resort

– Ceilidh in the Pub

– Dinner and dancing at MacAulay Conference Center

– Overnight accommodation and hot breakfast

February 11

Telling Folktales Workshop

1-4 p.m. Join Storyteller-in-Residence and Folklorist, Ronald Labelle for a workshop on folktales and how to tell them. This workshop could appeal to teachers, daycare staff, parents or grandparents, aunts or uncles … anyone who feels they are a storyteller at heart or wants to give it a try! Space is limited. Admission: Free.  Call the Baddeck Library to book your spot 902-295-2055

Learn to Meditate

– Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

February 12

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm Uisge Ban Falls Trail

Free – must have own equipment.

2.61 km – Moderate hike. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nova Scotia (pronounced ‘ush-ka ban’). On Hwy 105, take Exit 9 and watch for signs. It is 14.5 km north of Baddeck at 715 North Branch Road, Baddeck Forks. To be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

February 12

Gift Game, Food and Music

5 – 8 pm … Victoria Legion Baddeck is asking people to bring food donations for the Food Bank and a wrapped gift under $10 for the gift game ….food and music, No Charge – Tracey & Michael Cavanaugh performing – Open to All Ages!

February 18-20

February 18

Yoga & Breakfast

Join us at the Bras d’Or Yacht Club Saturday February 18, 2017 for “Yoga & Breakfast” as part of the Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2017 and proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011). Yoga led by the talented Lindsay MacInnis begins at 9:00 am (registration 8:45) followed by a delicious and nutritious breakfast provided by our friends at Stand & Stuff.  Admission is only $20.00. Reserve your spot by calling the Club at 902-295-2107 or drop a line to brasdoryacht@gmail.com . Spots are limited!

February 18

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Gary W. Ross Memorial Snowmobile Races

8 AM – 6 PM

Middle River, Cape Breton NS

Registration: 8 am-10:30 am

Races start at 12 noon sharp

Admission $5.00 Adult – Under 12 Free

Hourly Door Prizes, Canteen on Site, 50/50 Draw

Dress Warm – Fun for the Whole Family!

February 18

Canvas & Cocktails Painting lessons from a local artist in a social setting!

Learn to paint with Lisa Harrison! For beginners or more advanced! Includes canvas, paint, apron and professional instruction. $35 cash admission at the door. 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Inverary Resort – Cape Breton Resorts

368 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0

February 19

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

February 20

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Nova Scotia Heritage Day

Nova Scotia Heritage Day is an annual reminder of our storied past and an opportunity to honour the remarkable people, places and events that have contributed to this province’s unique heritage. As part of the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Heritage Day 2017 will recognize the Mi’kmaq culture and the many accomplishments of the Mi’kmaq people.

February 20

Celebrate Heritage Day 2017

https://www.facebook.com/events/320869778309046/

Hello Winter !! Come help celebrate Heritage Day in Baddeck. Bring the family and participate in some great events!!! All activities are FREE (except where noted) but we ask that you bring a donation for our local food bank. Items can be dropped if at St Michael’s Hall.

Let’s create some character in the village, gather your friends/ family and build a snowman or sculpture in the village or at the Welcome Center on Sunday afternoon. We will have everyone vote on Heritage Day ( Monday) for the most unique character.

Rest, Refresh & Information Station will be located at St Michael’s Hall on Monday 10:30am-5:30pm. Stop by for free hot chocolate, coffee/tea and snacks. Vote for your favourite Snow character.

Heritage Day Events:
8am-10am Breakfast at Baddeck Legion $7
9am-10am Yoga with Lindsay McInnis at St Michaels Hall
9am-11am Pond Hockey (“Throw in your stick”) all ages! Victoria Highland Civic Center (Sponsored by Dr. John Ritter). Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
10am -11am Face Painting with Courtney at Victoria County Creates ( Blue Heron)
10:30 am Snow Shoe Trek to Plaister Mines with Eileen Woodford (Meet at St Michaels Hall )
11am -12pm Family Curling at Baddeck Curling Club (please bring clean indoor footwear & helmets for children) instructors available. Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
12pm-2pm Family Skating at Victoria Highland Civic Center . Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
1pm-2pm Face Painting with Courtney at Victoria County Creates ( Blue Heron)
2pm Camera walk about with Simone Carmichael (she has an eye for great pics (meet at St Michaels Hall)
2:30- 4:30 Student Paint workshop at Bras d’Or Yacht Club, register with Karen Breen Welton 902-295-0010, cost TBA
3pm-5pm Family Swim at Inverary Resort Pool. Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
4pm-6pm Cosmic Coasting at Silver Dart Lodge
6pm Movie Night “Petes Dragon” at Knox Church
7:30-9:30 Family Dance at Inverary Resort Conference Center with everyone’s favourite DJ Joey Burroughs (parents and children ) canteen service provided grade 9

Food:
-Three Doors Down 11am-7pm
-Stand & Stuff 11am-7pm
-Toms Pizza 11am-11pm
-Tim Hortons 5:30am-10:30pm

Huge thanks to everyone who are graciously donating their time & resources. We are Proud to be Partnered with Naturally Active for Life Victoria County and Victoria County Municipal Councillors. All events are free except where noted. We will be accepting food donations for our local food bank which can be dropped off at St Michael’s Hall.

***Please note: Events with limited accommodation will be on a first come first served basis.

February 20

L. MacInnis Yoga

Feb. 20th – 9 am Gentle Flow

St. Michael’s Community Hall

Lindsay MacInnis – macinnis.lindsay@gmail.com

February 20

Bring Back Winter Play: “Throw In Your Stick” Pond Hockey

9 am to 11 am

Victoria Highland Civic Centre All ages! FREE.

Proudly Presented By: Dr. John Ritter, Victoria Highland Civic Centre, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), NS Thrive, NS Dept Communities, Culture & Heritage & Hello Winter Baddeck Event 2017

February 20

FREE Family Skate

12 noon to 2:00 pm – skates & helmets available to the rink if needed

Victoria Highland Civic Centre

February 20

Swimming

3 to 4 pm

Inverary Resort – Watch for further details as they become available

February 21

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February 24-26

Silver Dart Curling Bonspiel

Baddeck Curling Club. Contact John MacIntosh @ 902.295.1137

February 24

Steve MacDermid Memorial Scholarship Family Skate

7:30 – 9 pm, Victoria Highland Civic Centre

February 25-26

Steve MacDermid Memorial Scholarship Hockey Tournament

Victoria Highland Civic Centre – If you register before Jan. 31st, registration is only $40. After that the cost increases to $50. Send an email to register. stevemacdermidmemorial@gmail.com

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

February 26

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

March 3-5

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March 3-5

SNS Ride for the Cure (SRFD 2017 – Nova Scotia)

Inverary Resort – Baddeck, Cape Breton Island.

Mike Eddy – 902-478-7651 – gm@snowmobilersns.com

Join us for a fun-filled day of riding with a lunch, banquet, poker run, prizes and much more all while helping to raise money to fight prostate cancer!

March 4

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

March 5

6th Annual Middle River Baddeck Old Time Commute Trek

1:00 PM – Must pre-register at vince.forrestall@countyvictoria.ns.ca

Free – Must have own snowshoes

8.9 km Challenging hike. The trail includes MacMillan Mountain Road to Gillis’s Point Look-off to the Highland Road to the two Churches in Middle River and concludes with a lunch with Local Chef George Smith immediately following.

Take the Cabot Trail from the Red Barn. Entry to MacMillan Mountain Rd. is on the right. Park at the end of the road. Part of the 6th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2017.

For further information: Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011). Vince Forrestall vince.forrestall@countyvictoria.ns.ca

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

March 11

Yoga & Breakfast

Join us at the Bras d’Or Yacht Club Saturday March 11, 2017 for “Yoga & Breakfast” as part of the Victoria County Winter ActiveFest 2017 and proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011). Yoga led by the talented Lindsay MacInnis begins at 9:00 am (registration 8:45) followed by a delicious and nutritious breakfast provided by our friends at Stand & Stuff.  Admission is only $20.00. Reserve your spot by calling the Club at 902-295-2107 or drop a line to brasdoryacht@gmail.com . Spots are limited!

 

March 11-12

March 11-12

17th Annual Ladies Blarney Stone Curling Bonspiel

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/blarney-stone/4532221938

Baddeck Curling Club

Starting at 9am

Fee: $160 per team

There will be a maximum of 18 teams. Every team is guaranteed three – 6 end games.

On Saturday you will be provided with a continental breakfast, hearty lunch and superb supper… plus evening entertainment!

On Sunday you will receive a continental breakfast and light lunch. Prizes will be awarded to all six teams in the playoffs

Click here (http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/blarney-entry-form/4532644789) to submit your entry form by March 1, 2017 (online submissions only)

If you have any questions contact us by email at rachel.kelly@ns.sympatico.ca

March 11

Learn to Meditate

 Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

March 11

Women’s Day Celebration

10 am – 4 pm (drop-in): Baddeck Library. Details TBA.

March 12

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

March 16-19

March Break for Adults at the Inverary Resort

Thursday, March 16

•5-9pm – Dinner in Thistledown

•8-11pm – Movie Night with popcorn and soda

Friday, March 17

•8-11am – Breakfast

•All Day – Indoor Pool, Sauna and Outdoor Hot Tub

•12:30-2:30pm – Walking Photo Tour of Baddeck

•3-5pm – Wine and Cheese with Devonian Coast Wineries

•5-9pm – Dinner in Thistledown at your leisure

•6-9pm – Ceilidh in the Pub

Saturday, March 18

•8-11am – Breakfast

•All Day – Indoor Pool, Sauna and Outdoor Hot Tub

•12:30-2:30pm – Hike to Uisge Ban Falls with hot chocolate

•3-5pm – Canvas and Cocktails with Lisa Harrison

•5-9pm – Dinner in Thistledown at your leisure

•6-9pm – Ceilidh in the Pub

Sunday, March 19

•8-11am – Breakfast

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March 18

Canvas and Cocktails – Painting lessons from a local artist in a social setting!

Learn to paint with Lisa Harrison! For beginners or more advanced! Includes canvas, paint, apron & professional instruction. All supplies provided with a cash bar available. $35 cash admission at the door, 3 pm – 5 pm,

Inverary Resort – Cape Breton Resorts

368 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0

March 18

Learn to Meditate

Baddeck Library. Meditation can help lower blood pressure and create some calm in our busy lives. Join Scott Noble each week for an hour of meditation, including basic instruction in various techniques. No experience necessary, and all are welcome. 5:00 – 6:00 pm

March 19

Sundays on Snow (Ski or Snowshoe)

1:30 pm – on local trails with local guides in Baddeck & Area. Must have own equipment. To find out which trail and be included on the e-mail contact information listing, please contact leader Eileen Woodford by e-mail: ewoodford@ns.sympatico.ca

https://www.facebook.com/Baddeck-Forks-Golf-Course-152063138150745/?fref=ts

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Baddeck Forks Golf Course

Open for the Winter Snowmobile Season!

Darren and Loretta Baker opened for the winter season on January 21st. Open on Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm – until the snow melts. Snowmobile to the Highlands and enjoy full restaurant service at Baddeck Forks Golf Club.

Regular Operations at Inverary Resort

http://capebretonresorts.com/our-resorts/inverary-resort/activities

Hotel rooms and meeting spaces available 7 days a week, 12 months a year

•Thistledown Pub open Friday and Saturday from 5-9pm with Live music from 6-9pm

•Hot breakfast from 8-11am every Saturday and Sunday mornings

•Saturday bonfire at 5pm every week

•Snowshoes available for use at any time

•Indoor pool, sauna and hot tub open 8am-8pm, plus NEW Outdoor Hot Tub

Need Equipment

Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan at Baddeck Library

The Cape Breton Regional Library lends out a wide variety of winter equipment in partnership with the Victoria County Active Outdoor Gear Loan Program. It provides FREE access to this equipment through the Baddeck Library. There is adult and children’s skis, boots, and poles; reflective safety vests; various sizes of ice traction cleats; and snowshoes and walking poles in a variety of sizes available. Your Partners for Your Health: Cape Breton Regional Library, Baddeck Library, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Victoria County and NS Dept Communities, Culture & Heritage

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/victoria-county-active-outdoor-gear-loan-program/

Winter Walking Safety Tips

https://canadasafetycouncil.org/senior-safety/safety-tips-winter-walking

Snowshoe, Ski at the Old Horse Track in Baddeck

If you are looking for a place to Snowshoe, Ski, Hike Walk, or Ski. 1/2 mile track – about 800 meters. Hats Off to All Involved in making this area accessible to the public

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/walking/

“Heritage Way” Community Walking Path – Alderwood

Open to the community. It is maintained during the ‎winter season and is well lit at night! It takes 10 minutes to do 1 lap of the Path and is 1/2 km long or 660 Steps! For further information, please contact Alderwood Rest Home Phone: 902.295.2644

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/walking/

Steve McDermid Memorial Field – Walking Track

Baddeck Academy – Snowshoe, ski, hike or walk all weekend long on the track behind the school (Next to the Brad d’Or Lake)

Baddeck Curling Club

http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/

Bonspiels: http://baddeckcurlingclub.com/#/bonspiels/4532152911

Victoria Highland Civic Centre – Baddeck Arena

Contact: Andrew MacDonald amaccbwest@gmail.com

Campbell St, Baddeck, NS B0E1B0 / ph. 902.295.2292

Rink Schedule: http://victoriahighlandciviccentre.com/

Trail Highlights

Maps & directions are available by contacting Todd Garland at 902 295 2503 or by email at mam.tag@ns.sympatico.ca

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/40584807134/

Please contact: Darren Baker: W 902-371-2650 or Work 902-295-2174

Snowmobiling in Baddeck, Victoria County

VIDEO – https://vimeo.com/122316745 . Features the Inverary Inn, Baddeck Forks Golf Club and the Annual Ride for Dad Event (in support of prostate cancer). The County of Victoria has more 365 km of groomed snowmobiling trails that lead into Highlands of Cape Breton and connect to Margaree, Cheticamp, Whycocomagh and points beyond.

Cape Breton Highlands Snowmobile Trail Map

http://mappery.com/Cape-Breton-Highlands-Snowmobile-Trail-Map

Snowmobile Safely

Safe Riders Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program at http://www.saferiderssafetyawareness.org/

Highland View Snowmobile Rentals

Baddeck Winter Event Special:

A complete suit rental with a snowmobile rental and if 2 or more sleds are rented together the price will be $200 per sled plus gas & oil and taxes.

Nested in the beauty of the Cape Breton Highlands, Highland View Snowmobile Rentals is located at 1773 Big Baddeck Road, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Just a 10 minute drive from Baddeck and TCH 105.

Highland View Snowmobile Rentals is a family run business that offers complete snowmobile, snowmobile clothing and accessories rentals for the whole family. Whether you are an experienced rider or new to the sport they have the sled for you.

They offer guided tours upon request that are suited for every ability. Located on SANS 780 trail, you can leave from our location and within minutes be heading up to see Cape Bretons hidden treasures, like Cape Clear and Bald Mountain look-offs or even go to Bells lake and see Alexander Graham Bell’s Chimney where his cabin once stood. The snowmobile trail system is very well groomed and signed (all done by local volunteers). Arrangements can also be made to have the snowmobile delivered to your location of choice.

Every driver is familiarized on the snowmobile and is give a trail map and contact numbers. There are a number of cabins, motels, fuel and places to eat along or not far from the trail. Having 12 snowmobiles from 500 fan to 600 liquids, single and 2up machines, we can match snowmobile to your needs.

Snowmobile range from $225 to $250 per day which includes a complete suite and helmet rental. Gas and oil charges are extra. Longer rental rates and group rates are available upon request. Along with the rentals they offer a complete snowmobile repair services, servicing most makes and models. We are also full line dealers for Choko Snowmobile clothing and Amsoil synthetic oils. We are open Wednesday to Sunday, 8am to 8pm, (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays). So come to Cape Breton and see majestic beauty and hospitality we have to offer. Reach them on Facebook or call 902-295-0510 or 902-295-1167.

https://www.facebook.com/Highland-View-Snowmobile-Rentals-123752797658888/

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/highland-view-snowmobile-rentals/

Seniors’ Technology Training

One-on-one, free, customized help for seniors with computers, smart phones, etc. For further information, please contact Kate Oland, Baddeck Library at 902.295.2055

Bras d’Or Yacht Club

1 Jones Street, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0 – 902-295-2107

Winter Hours of Operation:

Lounge Hours

Mon – Thurs           4-7 pm

Fri                             4-11 pm

Sat                             11 am – 11 pm

Sun                            2-7 pm

Feb 3 & 17, March 3, 17, & 31, April 21 – “Foodie Friday” with Live Entertainment

Foodie Friday” 4 – 7 PM (for info call 902-304-7103)

& Live Entertainment 6 – 9 PM

Sharon A. McIntyre – Manager, Bras d’Or Yacht Club

brasdoryacht@gmail.com

Stand & Stuff Your Face (Food Service) at the Yacht Club

Tues – Sat, 11:30 am – 7 pm

Eat in or take out

902-304-7103

Victoria Baddeck Legion

March 10
Michael Cavenaugh Friday night kitchen

March 11
Chase the Ace with Brandon Collier – draw is at 6 pot over $11K proceeds to support the Baddeck Fire Department and Branch 53 Legion—-Karaoke

Sat. March 11
10pm-2pm $3 cover

March 17
Bandit Live 10pm-2am $7 cover
St. Paddy’s Day celebration Friday March 17th with Larry and Connie performing 5-8pm – try our new Sam Adams draught for a chance to win a beer fridge (must be there to win)

Saturday March 18
9pm – An Evening of comedy and song with Tony Quinn – tickets $15—-also from 5-7pm on Saturday Chase the Ace with Richard Schaller

Friday March 24
Friday Night Kitchen with Richard Schaller performing 7-9pm

Saturday March 25
Chase the Ace with Mary and James! 5-7pm – draw at 6pm kitchen open – proceeds for CTA help support the Legion and the Fire Department

Saturday March 25
Full Circle performs live 10pm-2am – $7 cover

Income Tax Preparation for seniors and low income under 30K—-March 30, April 6, 13, 20 and 27th – Thursdays from 11am-2pm

Friday March 31st
Friday night Kitchen with Michael Cavanaugh 5-9pm

https://www.facebook.com/victoria.legion

Your Winter Drive “To & From”

G.W. Taxi & Delivery Service

902.295.0085

9:00 am to 10:00 pm – 7 days a week!

Things to Do

https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/?campaign=2017Winter&gclid=CN6iuI2c9NECFcOLswodsUYO_A

Where to Stay

https://www.cbisland.com/where-to-stay/?campaign=2017Winter

Festivals & Events

https://www.cbisland.com/festivals-events/?campaign=2017Winter

Join us for our 6th Annual Victoria County

Winter ActiveFest 2017

Something for Everyone!

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/

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Schedule downloadable for your convenience:

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Hike Victoria Snowshoe Fest 2017

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https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/hiking/hike-victoria-snowshoe-fest-2017/

Traveler Information – Accommodations

511 Nova Scotia

A Free Traveler Information Service Operated by NS Gov’t Accessed Via Phone, Mobile Device or Computer

http://511.gov.ns.ca/en/

 Regular Operations at Inverary Resort

http://capebretonresorts.com/our-resorts/inverary-resort/activities

Hotel rooms and meeting spaces available 7 days a week, 12 months a year

Thistledown Pub open Friday and Saturday from 5-9pm with Live music from 6-9 pm

Hot breakfast from 8-11 am every Saturday and Sunday mornings

Saturday bonfire at 5pm every week

Snowshoes available for use at any time

Indoor pool, sauna and hot tub open 8am-8pm, plus NEW Outdoor Hot Tub

Where to Stay – https://www.cbisland.com/where-to-stay/?campaign=2017Winter

Festivals & Events – https://www.cbisland.com/festivals-events/?campaign=2017Winter

Things to Do – https://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/?campaign=2017Winter&gclid=CN6iuI2c9NECFcOLswodsUYO_A

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For all the latest details, updates and schedule of events, please visit us on-line:

https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/events/winter-activefest/baddeck-winter-event-2017/

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